Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on November 30, 1967 · Page 3
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Of/Jeers Nofo Susp©ef In Bsink Holdup DALLAS .(AP) _ Sheriff's deputies nabbed a gun-toting Dallas youth Wednesday as a suspect in a holdup at the First National feahk in fiuless, hear Foft Worth. With shotguns levelled, two officers walked toward his car fieaf the east end of the Dallas- Fort Worth turnpike While a third blocked the road behind the Vehicle. We offered ho resistance. Hie prisoner, i§, was jailed without immediate charge. A young-looking robber took about $5,800 at gunpoint from the fiuless bank Tuesday, fleeing in a car with a woman companion. For more than 24 hours there was no further word on his whereabouts. Then a car was spotted eastbound on the turnpike hear Six Flags over Texas. Deputies Buddy Walthers and Alvin Maddox hustled to the east gale while Deputy Jess Hayes sped from the Irving entrance to meet them. Under a coat in his car they found a loaded .38 caliber pisto and a hunting knife. The offi cers also seized a key which appeared to fit a safety deposit box. No details of how the captured youth came under suspicion were made public. Drivers License Schedule Change Drivers license test schedule for Brown County will be changed effective Dec. 1 from Tues day, Wednesday and Thursday to each Monday, and the second and fourth Thursday of each month and every Friday. Announcement was made by Kenneth Turner, driver license examiner for this area. A clerk will be in the office at the Brown County courthouse Monday through Friday for license renewals. She may also give the written examinations for driver licenses. Thursday, Nov. 36, iftOWNW66fc WASHINSTON NOTES EXERCISES IN MAO'TSMS are undertaken by students of (he Pektog Engineering Institute in Red China, who read quotations by Party Chairman Mao Tse* lung before doing their morning exercises, according to this photo from an official Communist source. Health Official Warns Mass Poisoning Could Sweep U.S. By HAL GULLIVER Associated Press Writer health officials are meeting with \ terview there is little real regu- Simmons in a conference on the lation of the purchase of the WASHINGTON (AP) - John boar, long embroiled in contro- tefsy as the mail who led the fedefa.! drive toward civil rights in the South, is leaving the Jus- lice Department to enter private practice. ; President Johnson Wednesday 1 named Stephen J. Pollak. 39, a former boar assistant and now a special aide to Atty. Gen. Ramsey Clark, to replace Doar as head of the department's Civil Rights Division. ! boar, 45, has headed the division since April 1965. As the division's No. 2 man earlier he was a well-known figure in the federal effort tb enforce civil rights laws. '' Perhaps his most dramatic moment on the job came when he persuaded a crowd of Negroes in Jackson, Miss., to; lay down the arms they had tak-, en up while bent on revenging the slaying of civil rights leader Medger W. Evers. Doar is a native of Minneapolis and grew up in New Richmond. Wis. (fee Donates Land to U.S. By tMfe ASSOCtAiEtJ PftfcSS WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President and Mrs. Dwight D Eisenhower have donated their home and its surrounding Pennsylvania farm land to the people of the United States for eventual development as a na-, tional historic site. j The gift was announced by the; White House which said the Eisenhower's will continue to live in their modified Georgian two- story brick and stone home and use the farm's facilities during Gen. Eisenhower's lifetime. But, arrangements will be made to j obtain congressional authoriza- j tion of future developments j there for tourists. j The 230-acre farm adjoins the i Gettysburg National Military Park which includes the site of the famous Civil War battlefield. I WASHINGTON (AP) - In an effort to restore world confidence in the stability of the pound, the International Monetary Fund has approved a $1.4 billion loan to Britain. Set up so that Britain may draw from it over the next year, the loan is part of a $3 billion cushion the British seek to Strengthen the pound and the domestic economy of the United Kingdom. The fund's acllon had been expected since Britain devalued the pound Nov. 18 from $2.80 to .$2.40. WASHINGTON (APi - A Negro pupil's protest has prompted Washington educators to relax their requirement for recital of the pledge of allegiance at the start Of each school day. Civil liberties supporter? sought the change on behalf of a 15-year old girl who refused to saJute the flag. The gir! con- tended Negroes are denied thfe "liberty and justice for all" at* tributed to the United States ifl the pledge. The District of Columbia Board of Education changed ite regulations to continue the daily pledge of allegiance, but to ex* empt students declining to take part from any form of punish* ment or reprimand. Capital Footnotes By THE ASSOCIATED PftfcSS The National Academy of Sciences has received a $500,000 grant from the Commonwealth Fund. Lynda Bird Johnson, who will be wed Dec. 9, plans a farewell reception for White House staif members Friday. Sell Those Unwanted Items In The Bulletin Classifieds ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — A j investigation of chemical poi- transportation of pesticides. U.S. pesticide expert says it is a ' sonings such as those in Colom- "Take the loading of pesti- bia. miracle that mass poisoning by an insecticide, similar to the poisoning of scores of persons in Colombia last week, has not occurred in this country. "It could happen," says Dr. Samuel W. Simmons, chief of the U.S. Public Health Service's pesticides program at the Communicable Disease Center in Atlanta. At least 76 men, women, and. children in Chlquinquira, Col-If™, wounded a ombia died last weekend after i Wednesday night cides aboard ship, for instance. Commenting on the possibility ! Ships are supposed never to of similar deaths in the United load food with pesticides or poi- States, Simmons said in an in- son. But. the list of poisons is not Terrorists Hit Near Tel Aviv TEL AVIV (AP) - Arab terrorists fired nine mortar shells eating bread poisoned with a deadly insecticide whose effects are similar to nerve gas. Another 86 Colombians are reported in critical condition despite antidotes rushed to Colombia from the United States. More than 50 state and local Pope Featured Speaker At Methodist Conference Bishop W. Kenneth Pope will be featured speaker at the District Conference of the Brownwood District of the Methodist Church this Sunday. Conference will be held in the recently completed First Methodist Church of Brownwood, beginning at 4 p.m. The district conference traditionally marks the halfway point of the church year for Methodists, and brings together delegates from churches from a wide area. The Brownwood District is composed of 45 churches in seven counties. In addition to Bishop Pope's Tiqva, a residential suburb only 6 miles from the heart of Tel Aviv. The attack was the closest to Israel's largest city reported since the June war. Security forces went after the raiders and set up roadblocks. It was the second mortar shelling of the Tel Aviv area this month. Half a dozen shells burst Nov. 9 on the outskirts of Kfar Sava, seven miles to the north. Both raids were blamed on El Fatah, the Syrian-backed terrorist organization. kept up to date. A pesticide not on the list simply isn't considered poison," he said. The recent deaths in Colombia, as well as poisonings in Mexico, Arcadia, Fla, and St. Louis, Mo., show the need for training state and local health child late j officials in modern techniques in Petah j O f investigating chemical poi- message, which will highlight; At U.N. headquarters, mean- the evening hour, there will be W j 1 }ie ) sources in a position to a dramatic visual presentation .know said they expect the new of the work of the Church inju.N. special representative to the world, and a service of;the Middle East, Gunnar Jar- licensing to preach. There will [ r j ngt to delay his peace mission be an opportunity for delegates unt ji a f[ er the Arab summit to visit displays set up by the; conference scheduled to start church. A meal will be served rj> e c. 9 in Rabat, Morocco. by the host church. The district conference will They said U.N. officials advised a delay because the meet- be nresided over bv Rev Wil- ] ' m % is su PP° scd to establish a De presided over ay nev. wu ... . , .,. toward Jar- liam M. Greenwaldt, Superintendent of the Brownwood District. i joint Arab position toward Jarring's mission seeking settlement of the Arab-Israeli conflict. sonings, Simmons said. More than 400 persons are now employed'by the U.S. Public Health Service in the pesticides program based in Atlanta. Pane Crash Kills Three ORLANDO, Fla, (AP)- A private jet, limping into Orlando's Herndon Airport for an emergency landing, hit a tree and smashed into a residential neighborhood Wednesday night killing all three aboard, but missing a house by just 25 feet. Two of the dead were identified by a spokesman for Jet International Corp. in Atlanta as William Brcnnan, about 45, of Montgomery, Ala,, the president of the Jet International and owner of the plane, and Gayle Holder, about 25, of Montgomery, Brennan's private secretary and copilot of the plane. The third man was identified as John McKee Jr., 35, Coral Gables, Fla., a partner in a Miami law firm. Parade Friday For Santa Anna SANTA ANNA (BBC) Merchants of Santa Anna will sponsor a Christmas parade Friday at 2 p.m. with cash prizes going to winning floats. First prize will be $50, second, $35, third, $25, fourth, $15, and fifth, $10. The Neighborhood Improvement Committee will be in charge of decorations for the downtown Christmas tree. Window decorations will be Judged and cash awards will be given, $.10 for first place, $8, second place, $6 for third, and $4 for fourth place. The Mountain City Garden Club will sponsor a gift idea show in the Stockard building with Mrs. Vernon Herring as chairman. Residents of the nursing home will arrange a Christmas bazaar }n the Corner Drug building with proceeds going to those making the articles. Mrs, Frank Quails, activity director of the home, js sponsoring the event, OCTOBER REPORT Business Activity in Texas Hits Second Highest Level AUSTIN (AP) - Despite indicators pointing downward, Texas business activity hit its second highest level on record in October, reports the University of Texas Bureau of Business Research. Dr. Robert B. Williamson, research associate with the Bureau said industrial production declined, although general business improved, according to early indications. Industrial electric-power use fell 5 per cent, and crude oil production declined 2 per cent, Williamson said, The bureau's index of Texas business activity reached ?00.8 per cent of the 1957-59 average, reflecting increases of 5 per cent j from September and 19 per cent' from a year earlier, Williamson said the downward changes in industrial output, electric power use and oil production "paralleled those for national industrial production, which also showed a seasonally adjusted decline for the second consecutive month during October. Major adverse influences at the national level included strikes in automobile manufacturing and other industries as well as cutbacks in crude oil production," Agriculture has not contributed to Texas business growth for several months, Williamson said and the cumulative value of marketings thus far in 1967 are down 10 per cent from a year ago, while receipts from Texas crops declined by more than 20 per cent. "These losses are considerably sharper than the corresponding declines shown for the nation as a whole," he said. Building permits showed substantial gains in October, although below the peak reached in August. For the first 10 months, the total value of permits was up 16 per cent compared with a year ago, he said. Residential permits rose 21 per cent while nonresidential construction increased 15 per cent, Williamson said. GIFT GALLERY 118 GENTBB AYBW7B W Gifts *-* Galore t Decorative Accessories • Lamps t Ching t Crystal t Wedding Invitations f Bridal Registry • Party Gopd t Party Favors *'-. • Russell Stover Candies ,^._ -,;. :=•. ?' :( >.-..f Jibtes • • , WE GIVE AND REDEEM GOUP BOND. STAMPS ., Special Values For CHARGE-NITE SPECIAL SALE THURSDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER 30 6:00 to 8:30 P.M. DELAYED BILLING NO PAYMENT DUE UNTIL FEBRUARY 1968 DELAYED BILLING ALSO IN EFFECT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY DECEMBER 1 AND 2 ADVERTISED SPECIALS HERE GOOD THURSDAY NITE ONLY! 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